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Soon, a 'powerful' pain reliever that could end opioid crisis

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 17 : A team of scientists has discovered what they say is a powerful pain reliever that acts on a previously unknown pain pathway.
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National Safety Council Statement on President Trump Declaring the Opioid Crisis a National Emergency

ITASCA, Ill., Aug. 11, 2017 : The National Safety Council commends President Trump for the decision to declare the opioid crisis a national emergency.

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News video: Massapequa Public Safety Workers Undergo Narcan Training

Massapequa Public Safety Workers Undergo Narcan Training 01:19

One Long Island town is taking action against as the national opioid crisis worsens in their community. As TV 10/55's Richard Rose reports, public safety workers are now being trained on how to use..
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News video: Drug overdose rates among teens rose 19% in a single year

Drug overdose rates among teens rose 19% in a single year 01:08

Drug overdose deaths among teens aged 15 to 19-years-old rose by 19% between 2014 and 2015 That's an increase from about three deaths per 100,000 teens to almost 4, according to the National Center for..
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News video: What Heroin Addiction Is Really Like, as Told by Former User

What Heroin Addiction Is Really Like, as Told by Former User 07:34

Taylor Smith explains what being addicted to heroin is like and why she thinks addicts shouldn't be ashamed to speak out.
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News video: Cincinnati sues drug distributors over opioid crisis

Cincinnati sues drug distributors over opioid crisis 02:32

The Queen City is the latest community to take on a legal battle against prescription drug distributors that leaders here say helped fuel the opioid epidemic.
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News video: 13-Year-Old New Jersey Boy Overdoses on Heroin, Fentanyl

13-Year-Old New Jersey Boy Overdoses on Heroin, Fentanyl 01:28

A middle schooler from Cape May County, New Jersey is now among the youngest and latest in the state gripped by the opioid crisis.
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Enhancing the Ability of Individuals in Recovery To Fight Addiction, in the U.S. and Abroad

Washington, August 11, 2017: As part of a U.S. government-wide effort to combat the opioid crisis, the Department's Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) launched an..

Strong law enforcement needed to combat Opioid crisis: Trump

New Jersey [United States], August 9 : Reiterating his campaign promise to fight Opioid crisis in the country, United States President Donald Trump on Tuesday said that stronger law enforcement is..
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United States: Opioid Crisis Brings Increased Federal Focus On Prosecuting Health Care Fraud - Ice Miller LLP

The U.S. Department of Justice announced yesterday the formation of a new Opioid Fraud and Abuse Detection Unit.

Trump warns that opioid crisis threatens everyone

US President Donald Trump has sought to rally support to fight the opioid crisis, a public health disaster he warned was threatening all Americans.

Trump says U.S. will 'win' in fight against opioid crisis

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the United States had no alternative but to defeat an epidemic of opioid drug use, but announced no new policies to combat the..
Reuters India

U.S. Senator expands opioid probe to distributors, drugmakers

(Reuters) - U.S. Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill on Thursday expanded an investigation into the causes of the opioid crisis plaguing the country, seeking information from four more drugmakers and..
Reuters India

CPhA urges Canada's Premiers to put opioid crisis front and centre at Council of the Federation meeting

OTTAWA, July 14, 2017 : As provincial and territorial premiers meet next week in Edmonton at the Council of the Federation summer meeting, the Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA) urges them to put..

Cuts to Medicaid could worsen U.S. opioid crisis, governors warn

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Reuters) - Proposals by U.S. Senate Republicans to phase out the expansion of the Medicaid health insurance program for low-income Americans could hurt state efforts to fight the..
Reuters India Also reported by •DNA

High hopes ride on marijuana painkillers amid opioid crisis

(Reuters) - A handful of drugmakers are taking their first steps toward developing marijuana-based painkillers, alternatives to opioids that have led to widespread abuse and caused the U.S. health..
Reuters India

Ohio sues five drug companies over opioid crisis

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine said on Wednesday his office sued five drug manufacturers, accusing them of misrepresenting the risks of prescription opioid painkillers, helping..
Reuters India

U.S. senator launches probe into five top opioid drugmakers

(Reuters) - U.S. Democratic senator Claire McCaskill sought on Tuesday details from the nation's top opioid drugmakers on their sales and marketing practices, as lawmakers step up efforts to tackle the..
Reuters India

Canada: Confronting The Opioid Crisis - Miller Thomson LLP

Opioid misuse and abuse is a serious societal problem and public health threat. Globally, Canada is second only to the United States in per capita consumption of prescription opioids

U.S. Justice Dept to push prosecutors on opioid crisis -USA Today

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department will enlist federal prosecutors to help fight the nation's opioid crisis by sharing information on overprescribing doctors and coordinating with..
Reuters India

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